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May 31 is the 151st day of the year (152nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 214 days remaining until the end of the year.

1966: Vietnam Buddhist burns to death
Nguyen Thi Can becomes the fifth Buddhist in three days to set fire to herself in protest against South Vietnam's regime.

On May 31, 1889, more than 2,000 people perished when a dam break sent water rushing through Johnstown, Pa. Go to article »

On This Date
1819 Poet Walt Whitman was born in West Hill, N.Y.
1859 The Big Ben clock tower in London went into operation.
1913 The 17th Amendment to the Constitution, providing for the popular election of U.S. senators, was declared in effect.
1916 British and German fleets fought the Battle of Jutland off Denmark during World War I.
1961 South Africa became an independent republic as it withdrew from the British Commonwealth.
1962 Gestapo official Adolf Eichmann was hanged in Israel for his role in the Holocaust.
1977 The trans-Alaska oil pipeline was completed after three years of work.
1990 The sitcom "Seinfeld" premiered on NBC.
1991 Leaders of Angola's two warring factions signed a peace treaty, ending a 16-year civil war.
1994 The United States announced it was no longer aiming long-range nuclear missiles at targets in the former Soviet Union.
2003 Eric Rudolph, suspected in bombings at a Birmingham. Ala., abortion clinic and at the Atlanta Olympics, was arrested outside a grocery store in Murphy, N.C. (He later pleaded guilty and was sentenced to four life terms.)
2005 Former FBI official W. Mark Felt stepped forward as "Deep Throat," the secret Washington Post source that helped bring down President Richard M. Nixon during the Watergate scandal.
2009 Dr. George Tiller, a provider of late-term abortions, was shot and killed in a Wichita, Kan., church. (Gunman Scott Roeder was later convicted and sentenced to life in prison.)

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Sununu Confronts CNN on Coverage of Trump-Russia Investigation: ‘How Much Crow Are You Going to Eat?’


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BWAH HAH HAH HAH!!!!

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UFO News 2017: Bigelow Aerospace, Time To Put Up Or Shut Up  On 60 Minutes Bigelow Aerospace president Robert Bigelow said “there has been and is an existing presence, an ET presence” on or around Earth.

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Mummy DNA shows that the ancients don't have much in common with modern Egyptians
Scientists have extracted and analyzed DNA from mummies that are thousands of years old, and they have found that the ancient Egyptians are actually more genetically similar to people living today in the Near East - countries like Israel, Lebanon, and ..


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Huma Abedin has invited Anthony Weiner back home
Just when you thought Huma Abedin finally had enough, the Hillary Clinton aide has invited her admitted sex offender hubby back home again, The Post has...THIS WEINER KEEPS POPPING UP AGAIN AND AGAIN!!!!


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Ronda Rousey to lead team on ABC revival of 'Battle of the Network Stars'
A few weeks after her guest role on NBC's “Blindspot,” the former UFC women's bantamweight champion will be leading a team on ABC's revival of “Battle of the ...


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Hillary Clinton is making fools out of feminists
There's a sucker born every minute, goes the old saying, and several hundred of them gathered at Wellesley College last Thursday to cheer Hillary Clinton as she rehashed, complained about and justified her electoral loss by saying in different ways over and over that she is simply too good for this world. Seriously, just how addled does one have to be to take this nepot and parasite as an inspiration for women, and as a model of how one should build her career?


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The irony is mind-boggling: Targeting political opposition is long a technique of police states like Russia, which Team Obama has loudly condemned for allegedly using its own intelligence agencies to hack into our election. The revelations, as well as testimony this week from former Obama intel officials, show the extent to which the Obama administration politicized and weaponized intelligence against Americans.

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Sobering depiction of REAL individuals who have fallen victim to the temptation of drug use - in this case, likely Methamphetamine use - whose devastating effects are all too apparent.


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For his 1973 photo shoot for Playboy magazine, Salvador Dali, long-time Playboy photographer Pompeo Posar, a gaggle of Playboy Bunnies and a giant egg headed to CadaquƩs, a seaside town in Spain near where Dali lived in Port Lligat, a small village on a bay next to the town.

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When Daniel Kottke was dropping acid in the dorms of Reed College, he was often tripping with one of the most creative minds of the last century: Steve Jobs. Laurie Segall reports.

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Melania Trump's 'revenge' on designers who won't dress her
The first lady's trip to Saudi Arabia, the Vatican, Belgium and Sicily — wearing mostly Dolce & Gabbana — was a fashion tour de force.


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Intel unveils X-series platform: Up to 18 cores and 36 threads, from $242 to $2000
AMD announced its new high-end desktop (HEDT) platform, the 16-core 32-thread ThreadRipper a couple of weeks ago. At Computex in Taipei, it is Intel's turn to update its HEDT platform, and it is one-upping AMD in the process.


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Fear and loathing in the U.K.'s answer to Trump's rust-belt heartland
Margate is a struggling English seaside town that voted for Brexit.“We won two world wars, we don’t need anyone telling us what to do”

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Australia Plans To Deny Passports To Child Sex Offenders
Australia's estimated 20,000 registered child sex offenders would lose their passports under a new law that government officials say is aimed at preventing convicted pedophiles from victimizing children overseas.


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France's Special Forces Hunt French Militants Fighting for Islamic State
French special forces have for months enlisted Iraqi soldiers to hunt and kill French nationals who have joined the senior ranks of Islamic State, according to Iraqi officers and current and former French officials.



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